"That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Suzanne Farrell on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Suzanne Farrell on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Suzanne Farrell on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Suzanne Farrell on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Suzanne Farrell on Ambrose Bierce
"The body can do amazing things in a situation when it is really called for."
"I'm thought of as a cool, unemotional dancer, but inside I'm not."
"I think especially in a world where you have so little say about what goes on in your life, or in the politics of the world around you, it is wonderful to go into that studio, and tell yourself what to do."
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